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Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore to take part in historic summit meeting with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore today afternoon to take part in the historic summit meeting with US President Donald...

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PM Lee to separately meet US President Trump and North Korean leader Kim: MFA

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will have separate meetings with US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

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Singapore Airlines to operate direct flights between Singapore and Amaravati: Naidu

Giving a fillip to connectivity, direct flight services between Singapore and Amaravati, the new capital city of the Indian State of Andhra...

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Love Child Organics baby food pouches recalled due to packaging defect: AVA

The recall was a precautionary measure due to packaging defects that may allow the entry of spoilage microorganisms.

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Singapore to award ICT contracts worth S$2.6b from April 2018 to March 2019

Singapore government will be rewarding contracts worth up to S$2.6 billion for ICT players from April 2018 to March 2019.

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DBS among 7 Best Employers of Singapore 2018: Aon study

Seven organisations, including DBS Bank, are in the list of Best Employers of Singapore in 2018. To add icing on the cake, DBS Bank has...

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NUS and Harvard develop novel drug that could treat liver cancer with less side efects

A novel drug developed by a team of scientists from the Cancer Institute of Singapore at NUS could potentially treat liver cancer more...

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NTU scientists discover organic preservatives more efficient than artificial ones

Researchers from NTU Singapore have discovered a plant-based food preservative that is more effective than artificial preservatives.

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MOE of Singapore declares school terms and holidays for 2019

The Ministry of Education (MOE) of Singapore has declared the 2019 school year for all the primary and secondary schools. In addition, they...

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New home sales in Singapore ascend to 55 per cent in July triggered by panic buying

The sale of private homes in Singapore increased to 55 per cent in July from a year earlier which is a 16-month high. The sudden rise in...

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NUS partners Alibaba Cloud to nurture talents in emerging tech fields

National University of Singapore has partnered Alibaba Cloud to jointly launch a programme to nurture talents in emerging technological...

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LTA conducts sting operation against errant PMD and PAB retailers in Singapore

Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore seized 18 personal mobility devices (PMDs) and two power-assisted bicycles (PABs) from errant...

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PM Lee to give National Day Rally speech on August 19

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will deliver his National Day Rally 2018 speech on August 19 at the Institute of Technical...

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NTUC sets up national association for freelance instructors in sports, fitness and dance

NTUC will be setting up a national association for freelance coaches and instructors in fields such as sports, dance and fitness.

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Singapore ranked first in fixed broadband speed globally for the 12th time

Singapore has beat 132 countries and region to claim the top spot for the fastest fixed broadband speeds globally for the 12th time in a...

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Singapore launches PayNow Corporate in march towards cashless society

In its march towards becoming a cashless society, Singapore launched the new PayNow Corporate e-payment service today which will enable...

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HDB residents allowed to adopt retired sniffer dogs

People living in HDB flats in Singapore have been allowed to adopt retired sniffer dogs under a one-year pilot expansion of Project ADORE....

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Singapore's economy expands 3.9 percent in 2018Q1

Singapore's economy grew 3.9 percent in the second quarter of 2018, performing better than expected compared to a year ago.

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Connecting with home: How Indian students in Singapore celebrate Independence Day

They say you can take the boy out of Bombay, but not the Bombay out of the boy – CtoI spoke to some young Indian students studying in...

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HDB experiments with drones to detect defects in residential buildings

Housing and Development Board (HDB) of Singapore is now experimenting with using drones for complementing building inspection efforts,...

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Singapore’s Temasek purchases stake in India’s ride-hailing company Ola

India’s ride-hailing company Ola is in expansion mode thanks to Singapore’s Temasek purchasing a whopping stake worth USD225 million. It...

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Indian-origin people honoured at Singapore National Day Awards ceremony

Several Indian-origin people, including daughter of former President of Singapore SR Nathan and chief executive in the office of Supreme...

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Over 1,800 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized in separate cases

The total duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) evaded in the two cases amounted to about S$183,250 and S$13,320 respectively.

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RSAF celebrates turning 50 with biggest ever aerial display on NDP weekend

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is set to carry out the biggest aerial display in its history during Singapore’s National Day...

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COI first hearing on August 28 to investigate SingHealth cyberattack

To examine the events and factors leading to the cyberattack on the public healthcare cluster SingHealth, the Committee of Inquiry (COI)...

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Singtel posts 6.6 percent fall in Q1 profits

Singapore's telecommunications firm Singtel reported a 6.6 percent fall in its first-quarter profit.

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Govt plans to extend liberalised power market to rest of Singapore

Residents of Singapore can hope for cheaper electricity prices as the government is planning to extend liberalised power market to the rest...

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Investment scams double in Singapore from 200 to 400 in past three years

Due to the emergence of unregulated online platforms, there has been a rise in the number of investment scams reported in Singapore. The...

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National Electronic Health Records of Singapore to undergo security review

The National Electronic Health Record (NEHR) system of Singapore will be subjected to a rigorous independent review by third parties to...

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Singapore commences iris-scanning at border checkpoints

Singapore has started using iris-scanning technology at some of its border checkpoints, said Immigration Checkpoint Authority (ICA).

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